John and Carolyn Wise
John and Carolyn Wise, Linwood, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with a family dinner.
Carolyn Christensen and John Wise were married on Sept. 3, 1950, in Denver.
Mrs. Wise is a graduate of North High School in Denver and attended Bethany College, Lindsborg, for two years. She resumed her education at Kansas University and graduated in 1966. She taught school at Tonganoxie Elementary School for 29 years.
Mr. Wise graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence and attended Kansas University for one year before transferring to Bethany College where he graduated in 1950.
After two years in the U.S. Army he began teaching at Roxbury, Kan. He then taught 15 years at Washington High School and Coronado Junior High in Kansas, City, Kan., before turning to full-time farming near Linwood.
The couple have three children: Bruce Wise, Lawrence; Karen Aeshliman, Sabetha; and Scott Wise, Tonganoxie; and five grandchildren.